A Different Kind of ‘Hat Trick’

Andrew Fulmer and fellow classmates created a fun way to reduce the number of times you touch your face and keep you healthy.

Every time you touch your face, you may be spreading disease-causing germs from your hands to your body. Andrew, an aspiring software engineer, and two of his classmates created a novel way for people to cut down on this habit — a hat that buzzes each time users touch their faces.

Did you know?

We touch our faces an average of 23 times an hour.

Using his computer skills and knowledge of the campus makerspaces, Andrew helped develop the ‘anti face touch’ hat. His hat detects face touches 90% of the time.

Make the hat

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